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On Lockdown is grounded in harsh reality

On Lockdown is grounded in harsh reality

A poem in minute motions, this short film is beautifully colored and taps into the collective feeling of both lockdown listlessness and revolutionary energy.

From prisoner to PhD

From prisoner to PhD

Presence director Mat Hale's motivational documentary tells the tale of Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski, a imprisoned drug-dealer who studied his way to a lecturing career.

Jeremy Schaefer's animated unboxing

Jeremy Schaefer's animated unboxing

In an incredibly slick and enjoyable graduation short, a pizza delivery boy has a chance encounter with an assassin who knows how to think inside the box.

Japanese footy fans are put in the spotlight in this doc from Rakuten

Japanese footy fans are put in the spotlight in this doc from Rakuten

In a fun and interesting slice of branded content, beautiful-game obsessives talk through their fandom and viewing rituals.

rubberband. gets tactile with TV

rubberband. gets tactile with TV

In the directing duo's second collaboration with NYC-based group Lewis Del Mar, photo montage and stop-motion are used to dizzying and dazzling effect.

DAVID São Paulo shows us what we don't miss from pre-pandemic life

DAVID São Paulo shows us what we don't miss from pre-pandemic life

In a swift montage of candid clips from late-night Burger King stores, we're reminded of the nightmare that is drunken revellers.

The Dink's brush with greatness

The Dink's brush with greatness

In a charming experimental short, potential movements and personalities of various household items are brought to life.

Apple takes vertical slices of cinema history for new short
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Apple takes vertical slices of cinema history for new short

Whiplash and La La Land director Damien Chazelle risks the rage of cinephiles by shooting a 9-minute, genre-swapping short in *gulp* 9:16 aspect ratio...

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Alkemy X expands national sales representation

Alkemy X expands national sales representation

bringing on LA-based Veronica Lombardo Managementfor West Coast sales representation and Sharon & Perry for representation in the Midwest, Texas and Southeast.

Pulse Films signs director Winston Hacking to music video roster

Pulse Films signs director Winston Hacking to music video roster

Hacking launches with Run the Jewels video for Ju$t.

Director Narghi joins Missing Link Films

Director Narghi joins Missing Link Films

Missing Link Films announce signing London-based Narghi Dotieva to their roster.

Greatcoat Films sign YDA winning director Klaas Diersmann

Greatcoat Films sign YDA winning director Klaas Diersmann

Diersmann's work, which is often cinematic in nature, questions our reliance on data and technology, prompting bigger questions around the way society operates and the challenges it faces.

Weekly Rewind: August 7th, 2020

Weekly Rewind: August 7th, 2020

Gaming guys, Mulan moolah, radical Reels and sinking sculptures make up this week's round-up of the best stories from the world wide web.

Iconic choreographer and creative director JaQuel Knight signs with Hound Content

Iconic choreographer and creative director JaQuel Knight signs with Hound Content

Known for both imagery and movement that transcend to become cultural statements, Knight brings his indelible style to commercials for the first time.

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Tamara Littleton written by Tamara Littleton

With the changing nature of retail during and after the coronavirus pandemic Tamara Littleton, CEO at The Social Element, argues that brand reputation is more important now than ever.